Rammstein have announced plans to accompany the release of their upcoming album with a ‘three year world tour’, kicking off in 2019.
Just over a year ago, Rammstein fans worried their fanbase by revealing that their upcoming record may be their last. While guitarist Richard Kruspe explained that the group almost broke up during the recording of 2009’s Liebe Ist Für Alle Da, he noted that he felt the band would be sure to “give two hundred percent” in order to make the next record “as good as it can be”.
Following an announcement back in September that they were “almost done” with the new record, the group noted they had been finalising. “orchestra and choir recordings in Minsk for album No. 7!”
Almost done! Orchestra and choir recordings in Minsk for album No. 7! pic.twitter.com/cgMlSst8qE
— Rammstein (@RSprachrohr) September 17, 2018
Now, following guitarist Paul Landers’ confirmation that the album will be released in 2019, Richard Kruspe has again updated fans as to the current state of the group’s new record.
While speaking to United Rock Nations Radio, Kruspe was asked whether or not his other band, Emigrate, had any plans to tour in support of their upcoming record, A Million Degrees.
“I really don’t have time for that,” Kruspe began. “I’m going to Los Angeles in the middle of December to mix the Rammstein record.”
“After that, [Rammstein] are in the middle of tour preparation, and then we’re gonna be on tour for the next three years.”
At this stage, Rammstein are yet to deliver any clues as to where this extensive world tour will take them, though they’ve already got a trip to Mexico planned for the New Year.
As it stands, it’s been almost eight years since Rammstein were last on Australian shores, co-headlining the 2011 Big Day Out with alt-metal icons Tool. Here’s hoping that they might grace us with their presence once the new record finally drops.